[Openmcl-devel] save-application questions.

Michael Price ectospheno at gmail.com
Wed Feb 15 14:19:45 PST 2006

On 2/15/06, David Tolpin <dvd at davidashen.net> wrote:
> > The reason I end up using openmcl over another lisp is because openmcl
> > is often much faster. Its hard to beat the code it generates on a
> > powerpc.
> Oddly enough, the main problem for me with OpenMCL is that it produces
> very slow code, compared to either Lispworks and CMUCL, and runs as slow
> as CLISP, which does not produce native call at all, and even slower.

Hmmm. Hasn't been my experience. You are right about clisp though.
It's dog slow. I like that it runs everywhere but that's about its
only saving grace as far as I'm concerned. I have several programs
written in both Java and Lisp and clisp always ends up being slower
than the equivalent Java version while the other lisp runtimes end up
being faster.


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